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Dexamethasone punctum plug reduces inflammation, pain

October 20, 2014

CHICAGO — A tapered-release dexamethasone punctum plug was superior to a placebo punctum plug in clearing anterior chamber cells and reducing pain after cataract surgery, a speaker said here.

“The sustained release of dexamethasone in punctal plugs minimizes postoperative inflammation and pain while reducing the patients’ burden of dosing themselves,” Thomas R. Walters, MD, said at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.

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CorT measures total corneal power

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Noel A. Alpins, MD, gives an update on the latest refractive measurements offered from ASSORT.
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Glaucoma products in the pipeline for Aerie

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit, Vicente Anido Jr., PhD, CEO of Aerie Pharmaceuticals discusses the company’s strategy for focusing on…
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Data suggest link between likelihood, onset of multiple sclerosis, uveitis

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO — Nearly 60% of patients with multiple sclerosis and uveitis were diagnosed with each disease within a 5-year period, according to data presented here…
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Careful planning can still lead to great opportunities in ophthalmology

Ocular Surgery News U.S. Edition, October 10, 2014
Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
Depending on where one touches the elephant, the perception on the current environment and future opportunity for…
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When considering new technology, think about the three stakeholders

October 2, 2014
At the upcoming AAO meeting, we will see a variety of new devices and drugs that will excite us, challenge our current…
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CorT measures total corneal power

October 19, 2014
CHICAGO – At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit here, Noel A. Alpins, MD, gives an update on the latest…
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